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T Levels at EDC

Exciting news!! T Levels start at East Durham College in September 2022. T Levels are a new qualification after GCSE that will take your future to the next level.

TLevel-Logo-BlackWithStraplineAndPurpleAccent.pngTake Your Future to the Next Level

T Levels mark a revolution in technical education. T Levels will be the gold standard technical option for young people at 16-19, increasing the status of technical and vocational study. They will give young people the knowledge and practical experience they need to pursue a skilled profession - and because they have been designed in partnership with business, will give employers the skills they need.

The new qualification bringing classroom and work placement together. Giving you the knowledge and skills employers need. T Level is equivalent to 3 A Levels, with 80% classroom 20% industrial placement (least 45 days).

Our T Level Offer - The Next Level Qualification

We have carefully selected six main sectors, which are all skills priorities in the jobs market right here in the North East. Each sector area also has a range of routes within it and then each route has different occupational specialisms. 

The sectors and routes are:

  • Construction Route:
    • Building Services Engineering for Construction (Starts 2022/23)
    • Design, Surveying and Planning for Construction (Starts 2023/24)
  • Digital Route:
    • Digital Production, Design and Development (Starts 2022/23)
    • Digital Business Services (Starts 2023/24)
  • Education & Childcare Route:
    • Early Years Education and Childcare (Starts 2022/23)
  • Engineering & Manufacturing Route:
    • Engineering, Manufacturing Processing and Control (Starts 2022/23)
    • Maintenance Installation and Repair for Engineering and Manufacturing (Starts 2022/23)
  • Health & Science Route:
    • Health (Starts 2022/23)
    • Science (Starts 2022/23)​

Welcome To The Next Level 

Learn more at TLevels.gov.uk